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"Since we didn't enter Series 4 (we were going to use the same robot as series 3), we decided it was time for another change. This time we kept most of the chassis (but re-shaped it into a wedge), got rid of the skirt at the rear of the robot, created new electronics, and went from electric-powered weaponry to pneumatic."
— Team Website

Haardervark was a robot that failed to qualify for Series 5 and 6 of Robot Wars. The circumstances of its qualification attempts remain unknown.

Team Haardvark had previously competed in Series 2 and 3 with Haardvark, which reached the Semi-Finals in the former.

DesignEdit

Haardervarkdisc

Haardervark, with disc and flipping attachment

Haardervark was a tall wedged box-shaped robot built using Haardvark's chassis, and equipped with interchangeable weaponry. These weapons included a pneumatic flipping arm capable of lifting 207kg, hardened steel lifting forks and an electric-driven diamond-edged circular saw (the same type as that used by Dead Metal) mounted on a pneumatic arm, which now acted as a self-righting mechanism. The robot also featured uprated motors - from 24v to 36v - a crumple zone to resist attacks from crushing weapons, two self-righting rams on either side, and artwork similar to that of the Series 3 iteration of Haardvark.

Series RecordEdit

  • Haardervark at the Series 6 Qualifiers
  • Haardervark in 2002
Series Haardervark Series Record
The First Wars Did not enter
The Second Wars Entered with Haardvark
The Third Wars Entered with Haardvark
The Fourth Wars Did not enter
The Fifth Wars Failed to qualify
The Sixth Wars Failed to qualify
The Seventh Wars Did not enter
Series 8 Did not enter
Series 9 Did not enter
Series 10 Did not enter

TriviaEdit

  • Team captain Owen Barwick was unable to attend the Series 5 qualifiers, because he was working in China at the time.

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